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Darwin, Charles (1809-1882)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882), Autograph letter signed, [undated], two pages, recipient unknown, concerning the arrival of some specimens, "I just write some lines to catch post, to thank you sincerely for your specimens arrival all safe & for your kindly promised additions. Pray keep the Books as long as ever you like; but if you have quite finished with them, my Phaeton will be next Monday Morning at the George IV Inn near (?) at Congden & they can be returned. Does not Mr. Morris want the Coraltine Books? Yours in haste with many thanks," 7 1/4 by 4 1/2 in., tipt to a larger sheet, (overall very good, minor soiling and penciling to a blank page, fold lines).
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Overall very good, minor soiling and pencillings to a blank page, fold lines.

Keywords

Darwin, Morris, George IV Inn, Charles Darwin, Darwin-Wedgwood family

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